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Re: another serious `texi2dvi -E' bug

From: Patrice Dumas
Subject: Re: another serious `texi2dvi -E' bug
Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2008 10:15:36 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 04:32:13PM -0600, Karl Berry wrote:
> Ordinarily I try very hard to preserve backwards compatibility, but in
> this case I don't think it's a problem: a document would both have to
> use @FORMAT (very few day) *and* macros (very few do, in any nontrivial
> way) *and* rely on macro expansion within the @FORMAT -- I suspect the
> intersection of all that is the empty set.

Is it really possible, or wanted? In texi2html (unless I am wrong), 
@macros (and @value) are not expanded in @FORMAT. As far as I can tell, 
there is no way to escape macro expansion in @FORMAT, that's why it seemed 
to me that there should be no macro and value expansion within @FORMAT. 


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